Date:Sunday February 19 2012
Neil Warnock is ready to change things around in a bid to help Leeds United make a late push for the play-off places.
Leeds beat Doncaster Rovers 3-2 on Saturday to move them back to within three points of the play-off places and despite watching the games from the stand with caretaker manager Neil Redfearn in charge, Warnock made a few changes to the side, which made a huge difference.
Robert Snodgrass was given a freer role in behind the centre forwards, rather than out on the wing and Andros Townsend was allowed to drift as Leeds turned round a two-goal deficit to win 3-2 in the dying seconds.
As well as changing the formation yesterday Warnock feels a few basic things just need changing to make Leeds a more successful team.
Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Warnock said, "I wanted to get Snodgrass in the hole somehow so we talked about what we were going to do with Andros Townsend etcetera and I thought we played a lot better with this system.
We let them go all over the show and I thought Browny (Michael Brown) did well when he came on, if I am honest, apart from his first touch.
I told Snodgrass at half time, we have to get you in the hole, because if you are a good team you put two men on him. He is the best player on the pitch and we have to get him in an area where he has the ball.
Little things like corners defending, we have everybody back first half. We might as well have two or three on the half way line, it is just the basics really.
They are very keen, they listen, and it won`t do them any harm today because they have won a game that really we should have got beat in had they got the third goal had of gone in.
Four or five days training next week will help. There are a lot of little basics. They are little things like; we have three men back when we are attacking. If we have one marking one, we only need two back, we could put an extra man in their box."
Neil Warnock saw the squad first hand today, when he took the side in their first training session since his appointment on Saturday.
Warnock will now prepare the side for his first proper game in charge when they travel to Portsmouth on Saturday.
Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club
The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.
The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.
Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Leeds .
Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!
Vital Leeds on:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Date:Sunday February 19 2012
LUFC Former loan midfielder joins Italian Serie B side (Monday August 31 2015)
LUFC Is the sun finally shining on Elland Road? (Monday August 31 2015)
LUFC Adeyemi - We have potential to be right up there (Monday August 31 2015)
LUFC Deadline Day Tomorrow - Hopefully Leeds will be busy (Monday August 31 2015)
LUFC On This Day - August 31st (Monday August 31 2015)
LUFC Leeds Fan View v Derby County (Sunday August 30 2015)
LUFC Derby County v Leeds United Highlights (Sunday August 30 2015)
LUFC Former favourite set for Leeds return (Sunday August 30 2015)
LUFC Botaka says he is travelling to Leeds to complete move (Sunday August 30 2015)
LUFC Leeds United Transfer Rumours - Week Seventeen (Sunday August 30 2015)
|10. Leeds Utd||5||1||4||0||1||7|
|11. MK Dons||5||2||1||2||1||7|
|LUFC Former loan midfielder joins Italian Serie B side
» Leeds Utd : 31/08/2015 14:09:00
|Lonergan on Life at Fulham
» Fulham : 31/08/2015 13:25:00
|Heaton Gets England Call As Vossen Departs!
» Burnley : 31/08/2015 12:43:01
|Wolves get welcome 3 points amidst the transfer gossip
» Wolves : 31/08/2015 12:41:00
|BWFC: Where Are The Goals Coming From?
» Bolton : 31/08/2015 11:56:01